I did my first XenApp 5 Feature Pack 2 upgrade/install today and I have to say that for the fist time the installer is actually quite nice. If you hadn’t heard, Citrix has finally combined all of the components of XenApp into a single ISO image.
Anyone who has worked with or around Citrix licensing knows that there is an incredible amount of value that can be obtained by either upgrading or purchasing XenApp Platinum Edition licenses. But most people who go the route of Platinum licenses aren’t utilizing all of the features.
Just came across this awesome video that reveals some of the myths surrounding Citrix XenApp. Gotta love the ‘branch’ office…
Check it out at YouTube.
In order to get Citrix clients prior to version 11 to function with Citrix XenApp running on Windows Server 2008 you will need to install a hotfix from Microsoft.
Here are some helpful guides on how to install my ‘favorite’ mail client, IBM Lotus Notes on Citrix Presentation Server. There are very few differences between the installation methods for Lotus Notes versions 6 through 8, but just for completeness I have included links to all of them. The official Citrix article is quite good and includes screen shots of not only the Lotus Notes installation but also the publishing of Lotus Notes. Continue reading